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John "Machine" Lober (born February 26, 1968) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Light Heavyweight division.[1] He lost his last fight at Cage Wars Championship: Nightmare against Lee McKibbin on November 29, 2009. Lober holds a notable victory over Frank Shamrock and also has cornered and trained with UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz.

John Lober
Born (1968-02-26) February 26, 1968 (age 51)
Huntington Beach, California, United States
Other namesMachine
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight199 lb (90 kg; 14.2 st)
DivisionLight Heavyweight
TeamTeam Machine
Mixed martial arts record
Total18
Wins5
By knockout1
By submission3
By decision1
Losses9
By knockout3
By submission3
By decision3
Draws4
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
18 matches 5 wins 9 losses
By knockout 1 2
By submission 3 4
By decision 1 3
Draws 4
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 5–9–4 Lee McKibbin Submission (guillotine choke) Cage Wars: Nightmare November 29, 2009 1 0:43 Belfast, Northern Ireland
Loss 5–8–4 Rubin Tagle KO KOTC: Final Chapter December 2, 2007 1 0:10 California, United States
Win 5–7–4 Damien Gomez TKO KOTC: Point of No Return October 7, 2007 1 3:20 California, United States
Loss 4–7–4 Marcelo Tigre Submission (armbar) Extreme Wars 2 – X-1 March 18, 2006 1 1:37 Hawaii, United States
Draw 4–6–4 Kazuo Takahashi Draw Pancrase - Breakthrough 6 June 11, 1999 2 3:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 4–6–3 Kengo Watanabe Draw Pancrase – Advance 12 December 19, 1998 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 4–6–2 Izzy Johnson Submission (choke) WCNHBC – West Coast NHB Championships 1 December 8, 1998 1 3:25
Loss 3–6–2 Frank Shamrock TKO (submission to punches) UFC Brazil October 16, 1998 1 7:40 Brazil For UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Loss 3–5–2 Joe Pardo Decision NG 6 – Neutral Grounds 6 August 2, 1998 1 11:00
Loss 3–4–2 Minoru Suzuki Decision (lost points) Pancrase - Advance 7 June 2, 1998 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 3–3–2 Ryushi Yanagisawa TKO (broken ankle) Pancrase: Alive 11 December 20, 1997 1 0:55 Yokohama, Japan
Draw 3–2–2 Osami Shibuya Draw Pancrase: Alive 9 October 29, 1997 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 3–2–1 Kiuma Kunioku Decision (lost points) Pancrase: 1997 Anniversary Show September 6, 1997 1 10:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 3–1–1 Kevin Jackson Submission EF 4 – Extreme Fighting 4 March 28, 1997 2 1:12 Iowa, United States
Win 3–0–1 Frank Shamrock Decision (split) SB 3 – SuperBrawl 3 January 17, 1997 1 30:00 Hawaii, United States
Draw 2–0–1 Igor Zinoviev Draw EF 3 – Extreme Fighting 3 October 18, 1996 3 5:00 Oklahoma, United States For Extreme Fighting Middleweight Championship
Win 2–0 Jamie Faucett Submission (heel hook) IFC 2 – Mayhem in Mississippi August 23, 1996 1 0:39 Mississippi, United States
Win 1–0 Eric Heberstreit Submission (rear naked choke) IFC 1 – Kombat in Kiev March 30, 1996 1 3:39 Ukraine

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Lober ("The Machine")". Tapology. Retrieved January 30, 2012.

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